Mercury General Corporation (MCY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 11, 2012

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Mercury General Corporation ( MCY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 11, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.6125 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MCY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.41% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $42.48, the dividend yield is 5.77%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCY was $42.48, representing a -9.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.76 and a 17.97% increase over the 52 week low of $36.01.

MCY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). MCY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.9. Zacks Investment Research reports MCY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -26.64%, compared to an industry average of 6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MCY Dividend History page.



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